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Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 08-17-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: OG Dan Silver's Novel is availble on Amazon

Nice, Warren!

The book has gotten two good press reviews so far: the SFWeekly (print and online) and the SFPOA Journal August edition, in print and then archived on line around the end of the...
Forum: Fitness 08-17-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 19,125
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: O.K.....Why Rowing?

Thank you! I found it and checked my 5k time. Definitely not many times recorded but my 5k row PR is 22:08 (soon to be sub 22) and that puts me in the top 25 percet of those listed. Kinda cool.

And...
Forum: Fitness 08-16-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 19,125
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: O.K.....Why Rowing?

I want to look up times for people of my age/sex/weight/HEIGHT are rwoing. I am getting robbed on the recovery/return. Sucks to be a densely muscled midget on a rower.
Forum: Fitness 08-16-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 19,125
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: O.K.....Why Rowing?

errrm do this then 1 minute of grappling betwen the run/row...repeat 5 times.

Absolute torture. And fun.
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 07-28-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: OG Dan Silver's Novel is availble on Amazon

Three months of being in the top 5 books sold by Oak Tree Press.

Book's Facebook page: http://facebook.com/copanovel (WFS)

Hoping to get print publication soon. Check it out if you have 6 bucks...
Forum: Starting 05-06-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 29,747
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: ATTENtiON LADIES!/Weight Loss on CF

I did look too bulky (in my opinion) until I realized I was still eating a lot more food than I needed to support my workouts. As soon as I cut down my intake, my clothing sizes dropped, but I didn't...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 05-03-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By Laura Rucker
OG Dan Silver's Novel is availble on Amazon

No doubt some of you remember this guy: http://Theartofdansilver.com - link visually WFS. There are bad words in there.

Well, he wrote a novel and it is funny as hell, as well as dramatic and...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-23-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,966
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: Type of WOD, Time Goals

Agreed.

The road to improvement is along the outskirts of your experience, doing the WOD (scaled or otherwise) at the limit of your ability. Push yourself, and normally err on the side of the...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-23-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,966
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: Type of WOD, Time Goals

There is benefit to doing it both ways. Mix it up. It took me 43 minutes to do Elizabeth with 95lbs the first time. My fastest time a year later was about 16 minutes.

One day scale it, and one day...
Forum: Community 08-31-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,266
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: What Happened to Crossfit Mom?

Hi, all...I've send Andrea, the founder of CF Mom, a message. I'll let you know when I hear something. As far as I know it's not planned.
Forum: Starting 10-21-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,648
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: motivating my son

Hi, Dave...the CrossFit Kids (http://CrossFitKids.com - WFS) program is geared toward not only scaling CrossFit for children and teens and teaching good form as the basis to a lifetime of fitness,...
Forum: Technical Support 10-06-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,598
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: Texting

You can sign up for that at http://www.angrydalty.com/crossfit.htm (WFS).
Forum: Fitness 05-05-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,263
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: girlfriend help

I just do CrossFit, almost 4 years in.

I used to be 171 pounds -- 5 years ago -- and I am 5 foot nuthin.

I have muscle now, I am considerably LESS fat. I weigh around 150, fluctuating.

I don't...
Forum: Community 04-15-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,298
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: Do you have a crossfit related blog?

I think I've posted mine in a older thread, but its' here:

http://laurarcrossfit.blogspot.com - aka crossfit.laurascorner.com which is just an alias in my personal site.

I've been blogging for...
Forum: CrossPit 04-11-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,094
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: Fedor Vs Randy!!!!

Adrian, you ruined my favorite love song for me.

*weeping*
Forum: Starting 04-03-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,094
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: Convince Parents

Hi, I'd like to mention the http://CrossFitKids.com site, no one has mentioned probably thinking, it's for young kids, but two of Brand X's young men are just a little older than you are, and they...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-18-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 286,626
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: AllisonNYC

hey, Allison, just started watching your log because of the vids on the main site and the affliate blog.

I thought the video did NOT make you look bad. We have a young woman in our gym who I...
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-13-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,615
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: reverse fran

I've done this or similar with 21-15-9 workouts. It's a total mind screw. LOL. Perhaps fatigue enters in but totally messes up your brain.
Forum: Fitness 03-13-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,686
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: Fran - rack or clean?

As noted by Jeff....putting it down hurts more because of the mental game..picking it up and putting it down takes seconds. Having to look at the weight and make yourself pick it up again is a mental...
Forum: Fitness 03-12-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,686
Posted By Laura Rucker
Re: Fran - rack or clean?

Fastest Racked time - 5:22
Fastest Cleaned time - 6:18

Do it both ways! Having to clean it is great motivation not to put it down much.
Forum: Starting 08-15-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,023
Posted By Laura Rucker
Jeff, as always, blown away by your articulation...

Jeff, as always, blown away by your articulation of concepts.

A lot of poeple want to be crossfit monsters in 3 months. That for the most part is never going to happen. Even if you can pick up the...
Forum: Starting 08-14-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,023
Posted By Laura Rucker
Welcome aboard. Scaled workouts. No better...

Welcome aboard.

Scaled workouts. No better prep work for crossfit workouts than crossfit workouts. Add skill work and strength training to get stronger and learn the RX'd movements.

(...no...
Forum: Testimonials 08-02-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By Laura Rucker
Nice work, Fi!!! :-)

Nice work, Fi!!!

:-)
Forum: Testimonials 07-25-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,130
Posted By Laura Rucker
Thanks, Lisa! I'm glad that my experiences can...

Thanks, Lisa! I'm glad that my experiences can help beginners. I still feel like a newbie sometimes.

Here's my trainging log:
http://crossfit.laurascorner.com

It goes all the way back to...
Forum: Community 07-24-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,508
Posted By Laura Rucker
My husband doesn't get it, has tried numerous...

My husband doesn't get it, has tried numerous time to tell me this program "isn't right" for me and hates the fact that I get my hands torn up periodically.

Part of it is my fault because while...
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